Everybody say, “CLITORIS.”

“Clitoris,” is a word used to describe a part of the female body that exists purely for sexual pleasure, and quite literally embodies the pervasive ignorance and stigma towards female sexuality that exists across all societies. Recently, this ignorance became alarmingly apparent when I sat down to play a card game with a group of…

The Orgasm Gap: A Societal Symptom

It is (sadly) old news that women earn 77% of what their male counterparts earn. Despite being equally capable, diligent and hard-working, our employers, colleagues and elected officials still believe women should earn less and continue to perpetuate the reality that is today’s gender wage gap. Unfortunately, unequal pay isn’t the only reward discrepancy between…

Pillow Talk

I recently came across a blog post on Tumblr wherein the author wrote about how sex-positivity is “not feminist” and how it inherently oppresses and exploits women who express their sexuality. To that, I respectfully disagree with a hearty “hell no.” When we, women who wear the feminist merit badge, say things like, “When women…